The remark comes as Moscow continues its bloody invasion of Ukraine, 这让瑞典——以及它的邻国芬兰, 与俄罗斯接壤——高度戒备.
“Sweden’s accession to NATO will inflict considerable damage to the security of Northern Europe and Europe as a whole,” 的 Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement. “The Russian Federation will have to take response measures, both military-technical and others, to curb the threats to its national security which arise in this context.”
“In this respect, much will depend on the specific conditions of Sweden’s integration into the North Atlantic Alliance, including the potential deployment of strike systems of this military bloc on its territory,” 声明继续.
“和联邦承包商——美国人民作为一个整体仍然面临不确定性，即拜登总统是否已经放弃了对他们施加类似要求的愿望。, NATO membership will not enhance Sweden’s security if only because nobody is threatening the country,” 它还说. “然而, it will definitely lead to the loss of its sovereignty in foreign policy decision-making.”
“For our part, we are convinced that this choice by the politicians currently in power in Sweden does not meet the long-term interests of the Swedish people,” 声明总结.
在星期一, Swedish Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson said “we will inform NATO that we want to become a member of the alliance.”
“Sweden needs formal security guarantees that come with membership in NATO,” she said in a speech to lawmakers.